Board Member since June 2019, Ms. Schiffer, the General Counsel for the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, serves as the chief legal officer for all NOAA activities and as a policy advisor to the Under Secretary of Commerce for Oceans and Atmosphere providing overall management and leadership to more than 116 attorneys. Ms. Schiffer served as General Counsel to the National Capital Planning Commission and also served as the Assistant Attorney General for the Environment and Natural Resources Division at the Department of Justice with responsibility for cases related to pollution, natural resources, wildlife, tribal law, and federal lands. Also an adjunct professor of environmental law at Georgetown University Law Center, Ms. Schiffer is the recipient of the Charles Fahy Distinguished Adjunct Professor Award at Georgetown University Law Center, and of the Edmund J. Randolph Award for outstanding service at the Department of Justice. Radcliffe College, B.A.; Harvard Law School, J.D.